The proctologist told why it is dangerous to do self enema

Not without medical advice to do an enema, drink laxatives and diuretics. This prevents the Petersburg proctologist and oncologist Elena Smirnova, a post published in Instagram.

According to him, regular enemas and laxatives to flush the intestinal microflora. Because of such manipulations, reduced intestinal peristalsis, there is a dependence on enemas and laxatives. In addition, diuretics wash minerals like calcium, potassium, magnesium, sodium, added Smirnov.

She advises, instead of such cleansing to consume healthy foods, namely vegetables and fruits, quality protein, such as fish and lean meat. In the presence of prolonged bowel problems doctor recommended not to self-medicate but to consult the doctor.

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